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Team Leader Hotel Accounting (702815)

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate
Location: India, Haryana, Gurgaon

Hotel: Corp India GSC Delivery Centre

Job number: R185781


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Job Profile

Team Lead – Hotel Accounting

Job Code

 

Band

7

FLSA (US only)

 

 

Job Family Group

Finance

Region

Global

Last Updated

May ‘19

 

Business Titles

   

Purpose of the role

The role manages a group of resources to provide accounting support and managing the books of accounts for a group of owned / managed hotels including month end close, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Cash flows, Reporting and Audit support. The role oversight, direct and supervise all day-to-day operations of the team and ensures the execution of all deliverables per SLA. This position will be required to drive various accounting, reporting, MIS and continuous process improvement initiatives undertaken from time to time; the job/ role may undergo a change to align with various initiatives / projects. The role will require managing all queries related to various audits, process change initiatives, automation, etc... Job also requires interaction across functions within and outside India Service Center. Ensure that the integrity of all work and interaction with customers is managed with full accuracy and as per agreed SLA and in accordance with IHG policy and procedures and compliant with Sarbanes Oxley legislations.

 

 



Your day to day

                      

Key Accountabilities

·        Manage the team and ensure the financials of a group of owned / managed hotels are finalized with full accuracy including Journal preparation / upload, GL Review, P&L Analysis, Trend Analysis, Month end close, Cash Flows, Owner’s Reporting etc. as per agreed SLA.

·        Review Balance Sheet Reconciliations and ensure proper backup in place along with all open items’ clearance in a timely manner.

·        Provide expertise in the investigation, analysis and resolution of any process specific issues.

·        Analyze system reports to ensure accuracy, research and resolve problems; ensure the integrity of assigned system and data.

·        Regular interaction with various teams across functions and manage relationship with Business teams, hotels and other stakeholders.

·        Review process level key activities, MIS reports, drive improvement initiatives, automation and efficiency to deliver the same on a timely basis.

·        Independently handle / resolve process related issues and manage multi-tasking.

·        Coordinate with Auditors and manage all queries related to various audits on time to time basis.

·        Manage and stabilize transition of new processes and ensure BAU as per agreed timelines.

·        Manage team’s performance, One-o-One, Cross trainings, Succession planning, Skill development etc.

·        Review and compile various reports as required for special studies / projects and leads on managing such initiatives / projects.

·        Ensure that Accurate & correct statement, reports & data is provided to internal & external customers within time lines assigned.

 

Key Collaborative Network

Key Shared Accountabilities

Key Interfaces

-         Regular interaction with hotels spoc, various teams across functions, business teams and owners.

-         Managing projects and Continuous Process improvement of all areas in scope in compliance with specific Service Level Agreements.

 

-         Key vendors, professional associations, industry experts to keep informed of existing and evolving industry standards.




What we need from you

           

Required Education, Experience, Technical Skills and Knowledge

Decision Rights

Education:  B.com/M.com CA/CWA/CFA/MBA (F)/Semi-Qualified in any professional degree

 

Experience: A minimum of 5 years progressive work-related experience with strong accounting and / or audit background.

 

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

-         Demonstrated intermediate level knowledge of PeopleSoft or other enterprise financial systems and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).

-         Demonstrated strong and effective verbal and written English communication skills.

-         Demonstrated Presentation skills for various level audience (peers, managers, other departments, business teams).

-         Ability to assess, prioritize and meet timelines as necessary for various projects including, transitions, audits, continuous process improvement and industry standards. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities.

-         Demonstrated proficiency in recognizing and resolving problems or inconsistencies in transactions and systems.

-         Demonstrated strong Accounting knowledge.

 

Owns

-         This position has impact regarding the prioritization of work and for identifying opportunities for improvement.

 

 

 

Influences

-         This position has impact for making decisions regarding the prioritization of daily work and identifying opportunities for improvement. 

-         This position has impact for review and adjustment of basic financial statements to ensure timely and accurate delivery.

-         Resolution of issues per discussion with the hotels/leads.




What we offer

      

       

        

          

           

Required Education, Experience, Technical Skills and Knowledge

Decision Rights

Education:  B.com/M.com CA/CWA/CFA/MBA (F)/Semi-Qualified in any professional degree

 

Experience: A minimum of 3-4 years progressive work-related experience with strong accounting and / or audit background.

 

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

-         Demonstrated intermediate level knowledge of PeopleSoft or other enterprise financial systems and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).

-         Demonstrated strong and effective verbal and written English communication skills.

-         Demonstrated Presentation skills for various level audience (peers, managers, other departments, business teams).

-         Ability to assess, prioritize and meet timelines as necessary for various projects including, transitions, audits, continuous process improvement and industry standards. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities.

-         Demonstrated proficiency in recognizing and resolving problems or inconsistencies in transactions and systems.

-         Demonstrated strong Accounting knowledge.

                

- Key Metrics

 

-         All assigned deliverables performed as per SLA

-         Employee Engagement Scores

-         Attrition 20% or less for the team

-         Process Initiatives

 

 

 

 

Organizational Parameters

Direct Supervisor

-         Manager

Direct Reports / Indirect Reports

-         Direct Reports – 3 to 8

-         Indirect Reports - Nil

 
 

Owns

-         This position has impact regarding the prioritization of work and for identifying opportunities for improvement.

 

 

 

Influences

-         This position has impact for making decisions regarding the prioritization of daily work and identifying opportunities for improvement. 

-         This position has impact for review and adjustment of basic financial statements to ensure timely and accurate delivery.

-         Resolution of issues per discussion with the hotels/leads.





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